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roku home screens different


I have 3 Roku devices in our house (2 are Roku TV's & 1 is an Express).

Is there a way to have the home screens different and not sync?  Ran into this the other day as I was setting up the Express more geared towards what I would want my kids to watch.  The way I setup the device changed everything on one of the other TV's.



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Re: roku home screens different

If by sync you mean having the same channels on all of the players, there's no way to add/remove channels from one device without doing the same on all devices attached to the same account. The only way for them to be truly independent is to have different Roku accounts on each one. This requires a different email address for each account. You can still log into a channel (such as Disney+ or YouTube) with the same credentials on different devices. 

If you mean you want the channels to all appear in the same place on the home page for each device, there's no way to accomplish that. 


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Re: roku home screens different

I had the same question and appreciate the knowledge. What an absolutely **bleep**ing stupid policy from Roku.

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Re: roku home screens different

Thank you!  I was having the same issue, and that will fix it.

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